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Direct Energy Buzz for November 2014

The Direct Energy Buzz for November 2014 is packed full of interesting tidbits that can help you become a more responsible and informed energy consumer. We feature an optimistic but cautious update about US energy efficiency; the real life facts that environmental impact matters even when you’re building a solar energy farm, how Sandia National Lab […]

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Celebrate Energy Awareness Month in October with 5 Useful Energy Tips

Throughout the United States, different programs are underway to promote energy awareness. The US Department of Energy’s Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) promotes energy and water conservation practices throughout the Federal government. State governments and organizations such as TeamPA in Pennsylvania, the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, and Texas is Hot are also doing their part to educate consumers […]

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Direct Energy Buzz for September 2014

Hooray! The September 2014 edition of the Direct Energy Buzz has arrived, and it’s packed full of engaging energy news. We’ve got recaps on the Tesla deal, alternative energy generation (including methane!), and clean coal. You Switch We Pay Sweepstakes! Let’s kick off the Buzz with news about the newest and greatest promotion at Direct […]

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8 Ways to Lower the Electricity Bills in Your First Apartment

So, you’ve moved most of your stuff out of your parents’ place, and after all the hassle, drama, and unexpected expenses, you’re finally settling into your first, very own apartment. That means you’ll be paying your own electricity bills. AAAAAAA!!!!!!!! While there’s no need to panic, your energy habits do affect your monthly bill. While […]